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early modern calculating machines / contemporary data technologies
- early modern calculating machines
Digital Humanities; History of Technology, Computing, Ideas
Director, King's Digital Lab
King's College London
gender and sexuality; critical data studies; technology and culture
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Andrew L. Russell is Professor of History and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica and Albany, New York. Before joining SUNY Poly in 2016, he was associate professor of history and director of the Program in Science & Technology Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is the author of _Open Standards and the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks_ (Cambridge University Press, 2014), co-editor (with Robin Hammerman) of _Ada's Legacy: Cultures of Computing from the Victorian to the Digital Age_ (ACM Press, 2015), and author of over a dozen articles and book chapters on the history of the Bell System, the American system of voluntary standards, modular design, and the history of computer networks such as Cyclades, OSI, the Arpanet, and the Internet. He is Chair of SIGCIS, an international collective of historians of computing and information.
History of Technology, Energy History, Electric Power Systems, Environmental History
University of Houston
I have participated in past SIGCIS conferences, presented at one, am on the SIGCIS listserv, and would like to be able to log into the SIGCIS website. Not sure why I am not currently able to, but want to try again!
I completed a Ph.D. at the University of Houston on the development of the North American Power grid. One section of the dissertation addresses the use of both analog and digital computing for power system control. I have an interest in the longer history of the use of computing and calculating machines in the electric power industry and presented on this topic at the SIGCIS meeting in 2013. I am currently affiliated with the Center for Public History at the University of Houston. Thank you.
Musee des arts et metiers, Le Cnam
Digital Studies / Digital Humanities
University of Maryland, College Park
I work in the digital humanities and digital studies on topics across electronic literature, media archaeology, and software studies. Specific interests include the textual and material history of media forms and technologies, particularly in relationship to political practice, obsolescence, waste, sustainability, infrastructure, and anthropogenic climate change.
digital archives, textual scholarship, open access
University of Maryland
University of Toronto
Digital Fabrication, Automation, Expertise, and Labour
New York University
Digital Communications Manager
Division of Social Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Computers and the moving image
Assistant Professor of Screen Studies
The author of 'From IBM to MGM: Cinema at the Dawn of the Digital Age' (2011, British Film Institute), with interests in media archaeology, technology and aesthetics, early digital culture, and histories of new media.
Scientific data and information systems
I study the history of scientific data and information systems, primarily since the late nineteenth century and especially in the chemical sciences. My dissertation, "Nominally Rational: Systematic Nomenclature and the Structure of Organic Chemistry, 1889-1940," traces how European and American chemists built and used rules of nomenclature to order the increasingly numerous and complex objects of chemical science and industry.
I am also pursuing research in the information technologies of environmental regulation, the application of physical and digital technology to the conservation and authentication of paintings, the automation of scientific reasoning in late twentieth century synthetic organic chemistry, and the historical relations between structural organic chemistry and graph theory.
History of Women in Computing
History of Women in Technology, Advocating for Woman in Technology
Hacker & BBS-Scene of the 1980s; Telecommunication Politics
Forschungstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg
sound and vision technologies in musuems
National Media Museum, UK